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Tour Bald Head Island and learn about its history

Old Baldy Lighthouse. (Source: WECT) Old Baldy Lighthouse. (Source: WECT)
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WECT) -

Learn about the history of Bald Head Island, which first appeared on maps in the 1500s.

The Old Baldy Foundation organizes the historic tours, which give visitors a glimpse into the history of Bald Head Island.

The tours begin on the island at the ferry terminal in the harbor (for on-island guests) and from Deep Point Marina (for day visitors).

Stops include the Old Boathouse, the foundation of the Cape Fear Light and Captain Charlie's Station and three lighthouse keeper's cottages that date back to 1903.

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